The Best Spots For Hot Chocolate In Vancouver

Tis’ the season for hot chocolate! Fa la la la la, la la la la.

With the winter season among us, nothing beats a warm drink. Check out some of these amazing spots in the city to grab a cup that will heat you right up!

Mink Chocolates Café 

Leave it to a chocolate-focused café to make a delicious hot cocoa, it will not disappoint. Check them out at 863 West Hastings Street.

Thierry

Best Hot Chocolate Spots In Vancouver

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Known for their handcrafted chocolates, Thierry serves an epic “liquid chocolate.” It consists of a blend of velvety dark chocolate, with caramel, hazelnut or even Basque chilli to give it a bit of a kick. Visit them at 1059 Alberni Street.

East Van Roasters

They make their own chocolates and sweets so it is safe to say that their take on a hot chocolate will have you coming back for more. Located at 319 Carrall Street.

Thomas Haas

Indulge in their decadent hot chocolate—order the classic, extra dark or Aztec version. They have two locations, one at 2539 West Broadway and the other at 998 Harbourside Drive.

Chocolate Arts

Best Hot Chocolate Spots In Vancouver

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They have potent hot chocolate shots where you can choose one of 12 possible single origin cocoas. Try their sweet and salty blend of hot chocolate with Himalayan salt. Give them a shot at 1620 West 3rd Avenue.

Small Victory Bakery

The quaint little bakery serves up an amazing cup. Give it a try at 1088 Homer Street.

Koko Monk

Best Hot Chocolate Spots In Vancouver

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It was voted one of the best places to get hot chocolate in the world by Buzzfeed. Enjoy rich Belgian hot chocolate with salted caramel. Check them out 1849 West 1st Avenue.

Starbucks

Of course, there’s always Starbucks. Try their classic hot chocolate, white hot chocolate or a salted caramel hot chocolate.

Blenz Coffee

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Their new hazelnut hot chocolate is a must try. They also serve up a candy cane mocha if you’d like a little caffeine mixed in with your hot chocolate.

 

Where is your favourite spot to go for hot cocoa in Vancouver? Let us know in the comments below!

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Meagan Gill

Meagan is the Associate Editor at 604 Now. She studied Journalism at Mount Royal University. She is passionate about Vancouver and enjoys writing about the people, issues and events that shape our city. In her spare time, Meagan is interested in photography, loves to spend time outdoors, and volunteers for Big Sisters.